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Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 11:02

Falmouth Packet

Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair
Falmouth Packet
Jack Silley, then owner of Falmouth Docks, along with his fellow directors had a vision for the port with a super dry-dock capable of docking the largest oil tankers berthing at any existing oil terminals in the United Kingdom. He wanted a dock to ...

Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 11:02

Falmouth Packet

Construction of Falmouth dry-dock 60 years ago showed confidence in future of ship repair
Falmouth Packet
Jack Silley, then owner of Falmouth Docks, along with his fellow directors had a vision for the port with a super dry-dock capable of docking the largest oil tankers berthing at any existing oil terminals in the United Kingdom. He wanted a dock to ...

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of May 27 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 10:42

Falmouth Packet

25 years ago from the Falmouth Packet of May 27 1993
Falmouth Packet
A HOME for the elderly in Falmouth was struck by a massive bolt of lightning on Monday morning, but escaped damage thanks to a lightning conductor on its roof. The Abbeyfield Society home in Western Terrace was once the town's observatory and as such ...

World War One Veterans Association founder Dennis Goodwin dies aged 91 - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:41

Falmouth Packet

World War One Veterans Association founder Dennis Goodwin dies aged 91
Falmouth Packet
“As the veterans diminished in numbers, the super centenarians came into their own and Dennis, along with Brenda and others, took Henry Allingham (who reached the age of 113 years, he was Britain's oldest man and last survivor of World War One), Harry ...

Seagull-proof sacks can help to reduce street litter - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 09:06

Falmouth Packet

Seagull-proof sacks can help to reduce street litter
Falmouth Packet
Seagull-proof sacks, which cost £3.50 per bag, can be bought from the Council's Information Service (previously known as One Stop Shop) at the council offices on Dolcoath Road in Camborne. They are also available from the Camborne Town Council Office.

First Helston Business Park tenant named - Falmouth Packet

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 06:26

Falmouth Packet

First Helston Business Park tenant named
Falmouth Packet
The Helston Packet can now reveal that Forms Plus, currently based on the Water-Ma-Trout industrial estate across town, selling integrated labels and despatch forms to the likes of Gap, Sainsbury's, Boots, H&M and Joules, as well as local firms, will ...

Helston to Lizard bus cuts cause outrage - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 11:52

Falmouth Packet

Helston to Lizard bus cuts cause outrage
Falmouth Packet
Customers were outraged to learn that the new summer timetable, managed by Cornwall Council and operated on its behalf by First Kernow, no longer includes three evening services - the 6.40pm, 7.50pm and the 10.55pm from Helston Tesco - on the full ...

Falmouth mayor Grenville begins third year in post - Falmouth Packet

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:51

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth mayor Grenville begins third year in post
Falmouth Packet
Falmouth Town Council: Back row (L-R): Roger Bonney, David Saunby. Next row (L-R): Trish Minson, Bob O'Shea, Alan Jewell, John Spargo. Second to front row (L-R): Geoffrey Evans, Brigadier Fraser (Royal Navy SW Regional Commander), Mark Williams ...

Bees and butterflies to be given a boost in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 08:29

Cornwall Live

Bees and butterflies to be given a boost in Cornwall
Cornwall Live
Cornwall Urban Buzz is supported by Biffa Award and The Eden Project. The project is a partnership led by Buglife, along with Cornwall Council, Falmouth Town Council, St Austell Town Council, Truro City Council and Wadebridge Town Council.

'In our hearts forever': Manchester Arena victims remembered at moving service - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 14:42

Falmouth Packet

'In our hearts forever': Manchester Arena victims remembered at moving service
Falmouth Packet
At 10.31pm, bells will ring out from the city's Town Hall, St Ann's Church and St Mary's RC Church to mark the moment when the attack took place 12 months ago. Salman Abedi, 22, detonated his suicide bomb device at the end of the concert with 353 ...

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Key Salisbury nerve poison site given all clear - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:38

Falmouth Packet

Key Salisbury nerve poison site given all clear
Falmouth Packet
“Our plan is to do as much as we can in the next few days … because it's a vital economic link for the town centre.” There are no plans to replace the bench where the Skripals collapsed, but the council was looking at a possible art installation, Mr ...

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Prince William and Prime Minister to attend Manchester Arena remembrance service - Falmouth Packet

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 06:06

Falmouth Packet

Prince William and Prime Minister to attend Manchester Arena remembrance service
Falmouth Packet
The invitation-only service, held between 2pm and 3pm, will incorporate a national silence at 2.30pm, which will also be marked at UK government buildings. At 10.31pm tomorrow night, precisely a year on ... #mcrtogether pic.twitter.com/mSCdHj7HBq ...

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Man stabbed to death on busy street in 'horrifying' attack - Falmouth Packet

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 21:02

Falmouth Packet

Man stabbed to death on busy street in 'horrifying' attack
Falmouth Packet
He tweeted: “Shocking incident on Upper Street right now outside Town Hall. ... Mayor of London Sadiq Khan tweeted: “I remain in close contact with @metpoliceuk, the local MP and Leader of the Council following a fatal stabbing in Islington this evening.

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Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs - Devon Live

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:06

Devon Live

Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs
Devon Live
In November 2015 full planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council to demolish the former Strand Hotel, which was one of the tallest buildings in Bude and sat empty for years on one of the main roads into the town's centre. The original ...

Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs - Plymouth Herald

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:05

Plymouth Herald

Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs
Plymouth Herald
In November 2015 full planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council to demolish the former Strand Hotel, which was one of the tallest buildings in Bude and sat empty for years on one of the main roads into the town's centre. The original ...

Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs - Cornwall Live

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 09:54

Cornwall Live

Five new Premier Inn hotels planned for Cornwall and Devon that could create 170 new jobs
Cornwall Live
In November 2015 full planning permission was granted by Cornwall Council to demolish the former Strand Hotel, which was one of the tallest buildings in Bude and sat empty for years on one of the main roads into the town's centre. The original ...

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25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 06:08

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993
Falmouth Packet
FALMOUTH Town Hall could become the town's newest nightclub if plans currently lodged with Carrick are given the go-ahead. Christopher Smith Associates of North Parade, Falmouth, are seeking planning permission and listed building consent to refurbish ...

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993 - Falmouth Packet

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 05:57

25 years ago today from the Falmouth Packet of May 20 1993
Falmouth Packet
FALMOUTH Town Hall could become the town's newest nightclub if plans currently lodged with Carrick are given the go-ahead. Christopher Smith Associates of North Parade, Falmouth, are seeking planning permission and listed building consent to refurbish ...

Royal Wedding celebrations in Helston - Falmouth Packet

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 19:46

Falmouth Packet

Royal Wedding celebrations in Helston
Falmouth Packet
Held at Monument Walk, next to the Grylls Monument, the party to mark the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle was also a chance to officially open a new Flora Day-themed shelter in that area, installed by the town council. There was a celebratory ...

Windsor homeless bus held for 'further investigation' ahead of royal wedding - Falmouth Packet

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 16:03

Falmouth Packet

Windsor homeless bus held for 'further investigation' ahead of royal wedding
Falmouth Packet
The 10-bed bus from charity The Ark Project drove into town in the wake of a much-criticised suggestion from Windsor's Conservative leader to remove homeless people ahead of Saturday's event. Thames Valley Police announced on Friday it would be ...

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